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Entries from September 2007

Fool’s Gold: Rushing to Build a Coal-Burning Power Plant in Iowa

September 18th, 2007 · No Comments

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Waterloo Mayor Tim Hurley was an easy mark. Fresh from the success of bringing casino gambling to the Cedar Valley, this high roller muscled through the local zoning decision for LS Power because he was convinced the power plant would be another “gold mine.” And perhaps it really will be.

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